Ernest Jennings Ford (February 13, 1919 – October 17, 1991), known professionally as Tennessee Ernie Ford, was an American singer and television host who enjoyed success in the country and Western, pop, and gospel musical genres. Noted for his rich bass-baritone voice and down-home humor, he is remembered for his hit recordings of “The Shotgun Boogie” and “Sixteen Tons”.
Eddy Arnold, Dean Martin, Glen Campbell, Johnny Cash
Ernest Jennings Ford
Country western rockabilly pop gospel folk blues rock and roll
Capitol Records, Word Records
Tennessee Ernie Ford
United States of America